Bette Ann Weinstein


Bette A. Weinstein of Deerfield Beach, Fla., died on Oct. 12. She was 72. Born in Fall River, Mass., the daughter of the late Charles and Matilda (Turcott) Shapiro. She lived in Providence R.I., for many years before moving to Bethesda in 1971 and Florida in 2005. She was a graduate of Wheaton College in Norton Mass., and received an MSW degree from Boston University, and a Ph.D. from Catholic University. She is survived by her son, Jim Weinstein of Austin Texas; his wife, Laurie; two granddaughters, Elena and Cara Weinstein; and her significant other, Jim Emmert. She was the sister of the late Steven Shapiro. Dr. Weinstein, who had maintained an active psychotherapy practice in the Washington, D.C., area, was a nationally known clinician, trainer, teacher, consultant and interventionist in the areas of chemical dependency, borderline personality disorders and employee assistance programs. She taught at Catholic University School of Social Work and Rutgers Summer School of Alcohol & Drug Studies. She published articles on denial, ethics and new addiction diagnostic tools. Services previously held. Memorial contributions in her memory may be made to the American Cancer Society. Condolences may be sent to: [email protected]

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